Down to Earth Community Gardens

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Design & Plan Your Veggie Garden
Saturday, February 13th @ 10am Gateway Pike Creek Bldg.
We will be drawing your garden on graph paper and marking where your veggies will grow.
Bring pencil, your garden size and a list of plants or seed packets of what you want to grow.
No fee

Starting Your Garden Seed Indoors
Saturday, March 12th @ 10am Gateway Pike Creek Bldg.
Soil provided. Bring 1 container or flat, seeds & plant tags.
(tomato, cabbage, onion, cauliflower, broccoli, peppers & flowers are plants that should be started indoors)
No Fee

Down to Earth Gardens is a private organic garden rental community in Kenosha, Wisconsin.  The land is donated by the Kenosha Moose Lodge 286. We donate excess produce to local shelters.

2016 Plot Rental Applications- Reserve your plot early!!  

Organic Gardening in Kenosha.

Gardener  Applications: 

Renewal Dates- Sept-Nov 15 2015 for returning gardeners wanting the same plot.
New Gardeners -Open plot rentals Nov 2015-April 2016.

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 2016 DTE Rental Application

All adult gardeners will be required to sign a waiver and register for an ID badge.  ID badges will be issued during orientation. Gardeners are required to carry ID badges when in the garden.

Mail application and fee to:

Down to Earth Community Gardens
PO Box 1124
Kenosha, WI 53141

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  2016 Community Garden Rules 

Our garden has 3 rental plot sizes 

4x8-$20 , 10x12-$30 , 20x20-$50 .

-Water is included in fee.
-Gardening season is May 1st - November 1st. Weather Dependent.
-Organic Gardening practices only.
-Gardeners are responsible for tilling their plots.

-Rototillers for tilling your plot are available for rental from local hardware stores.

-Compost is free for Kenosha residents at the Yard Waste Facility.

-Check out our Gardening page for beginner gardening information.

Accepting 2016 plot rental applications!!

We have 110 organic garden plots on 1 acre of farm land.

Looking for  2016 Workshop Speakers.

Do you have a gardening passion and like to share your experiences and wisdom with our gardeners and the public?

 Give Carol a call at 262-515-3308.

2016 Gardener Orientation Dates & Times

March 5th 10am 

April 2nd 10am

May 7th 10am

June 4th 10am

Saturdays @ Gateway College Pike Creek Bldg


Our organic gardens are privately rented.

Dogs are not allowed.

Donations of money and tools are gladly accepted.

Down to Earth Community Gardens

PO Box 1124

Kenosha, WI 53141

​Community Garden location - 3003 30th Avenue, Kenosha (Moose Lodge)


Phone# for Gardens 262-515-3308

Phone# for Events 262-515-6322

​Down to Earth is a Non-profit designated 501c3 Organization

- Gertrude Jekell (Horticulturist)

"A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness;

It teaches industry and thrift; Above all it teaches trust"